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£57Great Western Railway
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Train Information from Bristol to Reading

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Bristol to Reading cover the 69 miles (112 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Reading.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bristol to Reading
Travel by train to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Reading.
How much do cheap trains between Bristol and Reading cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bristol to Reading to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Bristol to Reading?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bristol to Reading train price to come in at an average of £42  one way.
What is the distance by train from Bristol to Reading?
The train distance from Bristol to Reading is around 69 miles (112 km).
How many hours does it take from Bristol to Reading by train?
The train time from Bristol to Reading is on average 1 h 9 min  for the 69 miles (112 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Reading from Bristol by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bristol and arrival train station in Reading?

Omio customers book a train from Bristol Temple Meads   to Reading   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Bristol located? Where is the arrival train station in Reading located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Bristol Temple Meads, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bristol. The most popular arrival train station in Reading, called Reading, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Bristol to Reading?
For the best Bristol to Reading train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Bristol to Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Bristol to Reading a day?
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Reading is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Bristol to Reading? What time is the last train from Bristol to Reading?
You can take the first train from Bristol to Reading at 07: 00   or take the last train from Bristol to Reading leaving at 13: 00. Look for the latest Bristol Reading train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets to Reading from Bristol to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Bristol to Reading to cost on average £42 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Reading train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Reading from Bristol.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30 | Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376